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Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 22:19:24 -1000
From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Marc Zyngier <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,
        Vasiliy Kulikov <>,
        Manuel Lauss <>,, Richard Weinberger <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] shm: fix a race between shm_exit() and shm_init()

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 10:05 PM, Marc Zyngier <> wrote:
> Reordering the initcalls seems the easiest solution, but it is still very
> fragile...

So that's what I tried to do, by making it a "pure_initcall()". Even
that didn't seem to be enough according to Manuel.

Can you try my patch (that makes just that ipc ns init be a
pure_initcall(), together with your hack on top of Andrew's? What is
it that happens so early that even pure_initcall() hasn't been done


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